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Employee Engagement Ideas for Managers

Employee Engagement and Listening

Posted on October 20, 2015

Effective Listening Engages In many ways, Adrian Aragon was a great CEO; hard-working and completely devoted to his staff and organization, but it was not until he analyzed his CEO performance review that he noticed the blind spot in his leadership: the gap between how he saw his communication, and how his employees were interpreting

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Lead From Need: Raising Employee Engagement Levels

Posted on August 18, 2015

His CEO performance review is in and Scott is clearly alarmed. Unless next quarter’s KPI goals are met the Governance committee will ask for his resignation. He grabs his phone and calls Jerin, his gregarious college roommate and the person who transformed Silicon Beach’s most dysfunctional company into one of its most electric. “Jerin, I

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Leadership Pyramid

Posted on August 14, 2015

3 Leadership Traits Every Executive Needs to Master What three leadership traits will you need to develop to run a very successful organization? The same three that every rockclimber at the top of their game has mastered, and the same three that have contributed to every success you’ve ever had: confidence, energy and enthusiasm. Together they

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employee engagement is disconnected

The Disconnected CEO

Posted on July 28, 2015

A recent survey revealed that a large percentage of CEOs are rather disconnected. CEO.com and Domo interviewed more than 1500 CEOs, executives, and general employees and found a startling gap between how CEOs view their communication, and how their executives and employees are interpreting it. As CEO, you are constantly reminded of the importance of

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Worldwide, Employee Engagement hovers at 13%

Posted on June 28, 2015

More sad news from Gallup…The latest global ratings are dismal. The majority of employees worldwide, i.e. 63% are “not engaged.” and are unlikely to invest effort into achieving your organization’s mission or vision. Moreover the 24% that are “actively disengaged” at work are unproductive, unhappy and likely to be upsetting their coworkers. Managers worldwide need to raise

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Engage Employees with Elevated Communication

Posted on April 14, 2015

Engaging Employee Communication Kevin Wilson was a great leader, but his team was not producing the results he knew they were capable of. One day he arranged a meeting with Jim Hefner, a recently retired executive who had built and led a team that shattered every single company performance record. “Jim, how’d you build such

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How to Challenge Limiting Beliefs

Posted on February 2, 2015

Energy Block #1: Limiting Beliefs Henry Ford once said: “Believe you can, or believe you can’t. Either way you are right.” He was correct: if you believe that the outcome you’re looking for is highly improbable, you either won’t attempt it, or if you do you’ll invest very little energy into achieving that goal. Below

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Executive leadership Coaching

Energy Leadership

Posted on January 28, 2015

Over a hundred years ago, Albert Einstein turned the scientific community upside down with a radical idea that everything we see, hear ,taste, touch and smell is not matter, but energy. Every thought you have has energy. Some of those thoughts are limiting, while others are empowering.  Your limiting thoughts are comprised of catabolic energy

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